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Aulacodiscus margaritaceus Hanna & Grant, nom. illeg. 1926

Publication details
Aulacodiscus margaritaceus Hanna & Grant 1926: 127, pl. 13: figs 3, 4, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hanna, G.D. & Grant, W.G. (1926). Expedition to the Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico, in 1925, II. Miocene marine diatoms from Maria Madre Island, Mexico. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, series 4, 15(2): 115-[193]. [in English]
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aulacodiscus is Aulacodiscus crux Ehrenberg.

Described as a fossil.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pearly.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
"Non Aulacodiscus margaritaceus Ralfs in Pritchard 1861. Although Hanna & Grant attribute the name to Ralfs, they exclude the original type. Their interpretation of the species follows that of Schmidt (Atlas, pl. 37, 1876, figs. 1-8; pl. 105, 1886, figs. 1, 4, 5)." (CAS) - (24 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry

Illegitimate: priority for Aulacodiscus margaritaceus Ralfs (in Pritchard 1861). - (24 Nov 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 January 2021.

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